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 Bridgewater State College Watershed Access Lab

Nemasket River: Vaughn Street, Middleborough
    Drainage area: 49.68 square miles
    Weather Station: Middleborough, MA
    Group: Bridgewater State College Watershed Access Lab
    Description: This site was established in 2005 to determine the effects of upstream reservoir (Assawompset Pond) management on streamflows and to supplement water quality data collection by Bridgewater State College. The Nemasket River supports the largest herring run in the state. The Taunton Water Department reads this gage daily but does not enter the data on this website.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Nemasket River, Vaughn Street,  
Middleborough
1/25/2014 thru 2/25/2014

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

NOTE: DATA ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO REVISION. Some extreme high flows may not be displayed on the discharge chart if the staff gage is not calibrated for those flows. Currently the rating curve at this site is calibrated to cover stages up to 0.99 feet and discharge up to 1.84 cubic feet per second.

View Custom: Scatter Chart Line Chart Data
Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   03/30/2004 - 02/25/2014


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Nemasket River, Vaughn Street, Middleborough1/25/2014 thru 2/25/2014

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

View Custom: Scatter Chart Line Chart Data
Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   03/30/2004 - 02/25/2014


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
3.84  143.3  05/16/2005 
3.88  120  06/10/2005 
1.75  11.4  07/05/2005 
0.98  1.9  08/08/2005 
1.45  6.1  09/29/2005 
2.89  73.5  03/30/2006 
2.71  24.6  08/17/2006 
1.58  1.8  08/03/2007 
1.17  1.82  09/13/2007 
0.86  1.06  09/21/2007 
0.73  0.24  10/31/2007 
3.48  119.5  04/16/2008 
3.88  152.9  03/13/2009 
2.68  13.4  08/04/2010 
2.56  35.4  04/10/2012 
3.44  31.955  06/06/2012 
3.43  30.84  08/26/2013 



Maps & Photographs

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Aerial photo: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Aerial photo
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

I take photos of gauge under the Vaughan Street bridge over the Nemasket to help me read it and was surprised to find that this time I was being watched. Muskrat? Sorry it is not more in focus. The light was fading.: 10/31/2009 5:25:00 PM

I take photos of gauge under the Vaughan Street bridge over the Nemasket to help me read it and was surprised to find that this time I was being watched. Muskrat? Sorry it is not more in focus. The light was fading.
10/31/2009 5:25:00 PM

Approaching Vaughn St. from Route 105, this view is off the left side of the bridge where the water level is monitored. No significant or radical changes noticed.: 2/1/2009 2:30:00 AM

Approaching Vaughn St. from Route 105, this view is off the left side of the bridge where the water level is monitored. No significant or radical changes noticed.
2/1/2009 2:30:00 AM

Photo of old bridge on Bridge St., Middleboro: 10/15/2008

Photo of old bridge on Bridge St., Middleboro
10/15/2008

Taken from my kayak as I floated by on a great day on the Nemasket River.: 4/16/2008

Taken from my kayak as I floated by on a great day on the Nemasket River.
4/16/2008

Flow is still high for summer.: 8/17/2006 2:00:00 PM

Flow is still high for summer.
8/17/2006 2:00:00 PM

High spring flows downstream of Vaughan Street.: 3/30/2006 8:00:00 AM

High spring flows downstream of Vaughan Street.
3/30/2006 8:00:00 AM

Measuring flow in the Nemasket River.: 7/5/2005 12:00:00 PM

Measuring flow in the Nemasket River.
7/5/2005 12:00:00 PM

Low water leaves the staff gauge high and dry!: 10/16/2004

Low water leaves the staff gauge high and dry!
10/16/2004

Low water in October 2004!: 10/7/2004

Low water in October 2004!
10/7/2004




For comments, suggestions, or new observations please contact: Michelle Craddock, Flow Restoration Specialist at michelle.craddock@state.ma.us